Australia's Leading Technology Law Firm

Over 30+ years of combined experience working at the intersection of technology and law.

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How to manage data breaches

Suffered a data breach? Watch our free video to learn about some of the important legal issues to consider.

Law 101 for Startups

Legal mistakes can doom even the best startup concepts and founding teams. In this short video we’ll show you how to save  time, money, and avoid headaches by preparing you to deal with some of the essential legal issues that every Australian startup faces.

Outsourced In-House Counsel

Learn what our outsourced in-house counsel can do for you, what it involves and how can it help growing, established and maturing Australian technology and telecommunications businesses

6 important things to know about NDAs

You might think that Non-Disclosure Agreements are simple or “straighforward”, but this is simply not the case. In this video, we discuss 6 important things every savvy businessperson should know when it comes to NDAs.

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Privacy legislation overhaul may come as early as August 2024

A recent speech by the Attorney-General of Australia at the Privacy by Design Awards 2024 serve as a prelude to the forthcoming legislative changes to the Privacy Act. The upcoming…
June 12, 2024

IP Australia releases AI trademark tool

IP Australia has launched an AI trademark checker. This free tool enables users to check existing trademarks to save time and money. The tool has been piloted since October 2022…
June 12, 2024

Guy Betar Joins Arnotts Technology Lawyers

We are very pleased to announce that Guy Betar, a senior technology and commercial lawyer, has joined Arnotts Technology Lawyers as a partner. As a senior corporate/commercial lawyer, Guy brings…
June 5, 2024
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Finally. Lawyers who understand tech

We understand that as a technology business, you want straight-forward, pragramatic, commercial legal advice

Taking care of these legal issues will provide your IT or telco business with the framework to minimise unnecessary legal risk. Contact us for a FREE legal strategy session.

Learn about Arnotts Technology Lawyers and how we will help you scale and grow your tech business

Why Arnotts Technology Lawyers

With over 35+ years of combined legal expertise, we are Australia’s leading technology and telecommunications lawyers

How we differ from other firms

We embed ourselves in your tech and telco business in a way that makes you feel like we are a part of your team

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Meet our Partners

Alan Arnott

Alan Arnott - Managing Partner

BSc(Computing)., LLB

Alan has approximately 18 years of experience providing corporate, commercial, regulatory, M&A and dispute resolution/litigation legal services for technology and telecommunications businesses. With university qualifications in both law and computer science, he understands the legal and tech issues that matter most to his clients and can quickly pinpoint the critical issues in any commercial contract negotiation.

He recently won the 2021 Lawyers Weekly Telecommunications Partner of the Year Award and was also a Finalist for the 2021 Lawyers Weekly Technology Partner of the Year Award.

Alan is the author of Stellar Results Through Technology Contract Negotiations, a book that he wrote to expose 10 legal myths that many CEOs fall prey to when negotiating technology contracts.

Jonathan Beran

Jonathan Beran - Partner

Jonathan is an experienced Senior Lawyer and ex-General Counsel with more than 15 years of legal experience in corporate/commercial, disputes and regulatory matters.

He brings a wealth of local and international experience to the team, having worked in private practice in Sydney, London and Tel Aviv, first as a litigator, and then as a technology lawyer in a number of in-house executive legal roles.

Jonathan has significant experience advising owners and senior management on the structuring, drafting and negotiating of a range of complex commercial agreements, including software and other enterprise technology sales and service transactions.

Guy Betar - Partner

Guy is a senior Commercial, Corporate and Technology lawyer with over 25 years’ experience as a law firm partner, corporate counsel, executive and non-executive director, team leader and executive manager.

He has Australian and international expertise in a wide range of commercial legal activities, particularly IT/IP, as well as media and creativity. Guy has worked on transactions in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and the US, and have negotiated and managed large, multi-national transactions in various parts of the world. 

Guy is  very comfortable and experienced in working with a diverse range of cultures, laws and systems, including the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Guy has extensive experience in advising on structuring, negotiating, drafting and implementing complex commercial agreements and arrangements, particularly in the IP and IT fields. He is an experienced executive and team leader, and am well versed in directorships and executive management as well as the practice of law. Guy is also a published author and an experienced presenter.

"Stellar Results Through Technology Contract Negotiations"

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